5 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Paying a Large Dividend

Investors seeking big and strong dividends should consider these 5 companies in the consumer cyclical industry:
  1. Leggett & Platt Inc. (NYSE:LEG):  The company’s shares have traded in a 52-week range of $18.83 to $26.95, and most recently traded at $26.07.  It pays a dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of $4.1%.  Its market capitalization is $3.28 billion.  About the company: Leggett & Platt, Inc. manufactures a wide range of engineered products. The Company’s products include components for bedding, furniture, as well as office and institutional furniture, and other residential furnishings, as well as office and institutional furnishings components, retail store fixtures, and displays, specialty wire products, and automotive seating suspension and lumbar systems.
  2. Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (NYSE:PHG):  The company’s shares have traded in a 52-week rangeo f $26.52 to $34.27 and most recently traded at $29.26.  The company pays a dividend of $0.86 per share, and has a dividend yield of 2.9%.  Its market capitalization is $27.74 billion.  About the company: Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.V. manufactures medical systems; domestic appliances; consumer electronics; and lighting.  The Company produces imaging, ultrasound and healthcare informatics equipment; shaving and beauty and health and wellness products; displays, and peripherals; and lamps and luminaries.
  3. HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $22.80 to $36.48 and most recently traded at $26.38.  The company pays a dividend of $0.92 per share, and has a dividend yield of 3.92%.  Its market capitalization is $1.18 billion.  About the company: HNI Corporation manufactures and markets office furniture as well as hearth products.  The Company’s products are sold primarily through dealers, wholesalers, and retail superstores.  HNI has operations in the United States and Canada.
  4. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT):  The company’s shares have traded in a 52-week range of $20.14 to $27.73 and most recently traded at $26.60.  The company pays a dividend of $0.92 and has a dividend yield of 3.4%.  Its market capitalization is $9.25 billion.  About the company: Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad variety of children’s products on a worldwide basis.  The Company sells its products to retailers and directly to consumers.  Mattel’s products include branded fashion dolls, infant and preschool products, toy cars, and electrical vehicles, among others.
  5. Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI):  The company’s shares have traded in a 52-week range of $18.98 to $26.21 and most recently traded at $22.41 per share.  The company pays a dividend of  $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%.  Its market capitalization is $1.38 billion. About the company: Hillenbrand, Inc. manufactures and supplies burial caskets, cremation products, and related services to licensed funeral homes.

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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